The Glasgow Rangers manager worked alongside the Northern Irishman at Watford.
Plenty of teams in Italy have been linked with the Leeds United striker.
The Owls will line up against Hull City for a place in the Premier League.
The Reds had been linked with a move for the Hoffenheim player.
Rangers are reportedly still keen to lure Daniel Bentley to Ibrox.
Besiktas midfielder Veli Kavlak has been linked with a move to West Ham United in the summer transfer window.
The former Liverpool boss has had two interviews with the Scottish Premiership side.
Warhammer is a range of tabletop strategy games; Total War is a series of historical battle simulations. Combining the two should have produced a black hole of nerdiness so unapproachable it would crush all mortals. Strangely, however, this is probably the most accessible each game has been for years.
West Ham United could be the ideal destination for an experienced Manchester City favourite this summer.
The Norwegian has impressed in management at boyhood club Sogndal.
Norwich are set to appoint Huddersfield Town's director of football Stuart Webber and hope to raid another Yorkshire club for its manager, who spent a season at Carrow Road as a player.
West Ham United are said to be tracking the Swiss, who was the subject of a failed bid from Crystal Palace in January.
West Ham United co-owner David Gold intriguingly did not deny the links with Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu.
Mario Rondon worked with Pedro Caixinha and is client of Pedro Mendes
Nigel Pearson's decision to send Chris Martin to Fulham meant McClaren always faced an uphill struggle at Derby County.
The Southampton defender is said to be on Manchester City's list of summer targets.
Nottingham Forest youngster Brennan Johnson has caught the eye of Everton scouts.
The Dons captain is out of contract in the summer - should Rangers make him a top target?
Mirco Antenucci could have been lining up against Leeds United this season.
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Andy Burnham says young people in the north-west of England have it harder then their southern counterparts because other northerners “take the mickey” when they say they want to be a doctor, lawyer or politician.
David Cameron is avoiding a head-to-head television debate with Boris Johnson or Michael Gove because he is concerned about turning the EU referendum campaign into a “Tory psychodrama”.